רושׁ ראשׁ 


ro'sh; roshe or rowsh (De 32:32)



Parts of Speech

n m

Root Word (Etymology)

apparently the same as 7218

Dictionary Aids

TWOT Reference: 2098

KJV Translation Count — 12x

The KJV translates Strongs H1 in the following manner: gall (9), venom (1), poison (1), hemlock (1)

Outline of Biblical Usage

1. gall, venom, bitter, poisonous

Strong's Definitions

ro'sh, roshe; or rowsh, (Deuteronomy 32:32) roshe; apparently the same as 7218; a poisonous plant, probably the poppy (from its conspicuous head); generally poison (even of serpents): — gall, hemlock, poison, venom.

Concordance Results Using KJV

Lest there should be among you man, or woman, or family, or tribe, whose heart turneth away this day from the LORD our God, to go and serve the gods of these nations; lest there should be among you a root that beareth H7219 and wormwood;


For their vine is of the vine of Sodom, and of the fields of Gomorrah: their grapes are grapes of H7219, their clusters are bitter:


Their wine is the H7219 of dragons, and the cruel H7219 of asps.


He shall suck the H7219 of asps: the viper's tongue shall slay him.


They gave me also H7219 for my meat; and in my thirst they gave me vinegar to drink.


Why do we sit still? assemble yourselves, and let us enter into the defenced cities, and let us be silent there: for the LORD our God hath put us to silence, and given us water of H7219 to drink, because we have sinned against the LORD.


Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts, the God of Israel; Behold, I will feed them, even this people, with wormwood, and give them water of H7219 to drink.


Therefore thus saith the LORD of hosts concerning the prophets; Behold, I will feed them with wormwood, and make them drink the water of H7219: for from the prophets of Jerusalem is profaneness gone forth into all the land.


He hath builded against me, and compassed me with H7219 and travail.


Remembering mine affliction and my misery, the wormwood and the H7219.


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